My Top 5 Travel Destinations to Revisit

By | September 26th, 2014|Travel|

Despite the title of this post, the idea of revisiting a favourite travel destination isn't something I am entirely comfortable to be honest.  Being the pessimist I am, I wonder (worry) that a return visit to a favourite spot wouldn't be as good the second time around, and whether that second visit and subsequent experiences would [...]

My 2013 travel roundup

By | December 18th, 2013|Travel|

Not bad for an office bod.  Despite spending a large portion of my year sitting at a desk in a freezing cold west London office block, travel over the past 12 months has been good.  Very good in fact! At the risk of sounding a little like a Dbag, here's a few travel numbers I [...]

Kuang Si Waterfalls and Bear Rescue Centre

By | June 26th, 2013|Laos, Photographic Inspiration|

'The Kuang Si Falls' 'Kuang Si waterfalls' 'THE KUANG SI WATERFALLS DAMMIT!' ... scream the good people of Facebook when I ask them what I should get up to whilst in Luang Prabang.  I trust in them and take the plunge, a little skeptical that Kuang Si will in no way be able to [...]

Songkran 2013 – super soakers at dawn in Luang Prabang

By | May 22nd, 2013|Laos, Photographic Inspiration|

Songkran, the world famous water festival that takes place over Thai new year.  With nothing but envy I've read countless blogs posts on the festival and how much fun the worlds biggest water fight is.  Hammering passers by with a stream of fresh water from a super soaker resembling something built by Tony Stark becomes [...]

Hotel Review: Villa Merry Lao III, Luang Prabang

By | May 10th, 2013|hostelbookers, Reviews|

Its safe to say that our stay in Luang Prabang didn't get off to the best of starts.  Fresh off the bus from Vang Vieng, we were almost immediately introduced to Songkran as a huge gush of water flew into our tuk tuk and destroyed our map.  We then contrived to walk 2km in the wrong direction in search of our [...]